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How can I relieve the pain from mouth ulcers caused by hand, foot, and mouth disease?

How can I relieve the pain from mouth ulcers caused by hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Mouth ulcers: Your physician can prescribe a oral rinse to sooth and numb the tissues while the lesions heal. This will help immediately. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


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M57 masturbated 3 days back with dirty hands, now see multiple problems. Ulcer on shaft skin under glans, small dot crusting ulcer on glans.Advise?

M57 masturbated 3 days back with dirty hands, now see multiple problems. Ulcer on shaft skin under glans, small dot crusting ulcer on glans.Advise?

Skin Ulcers: It sure sounds like you need someone to see this and make sure these are not just minor troubles from friction caused by masturbation. Ulcers usually appear with syphilis or herpes, or deep abrasions...Usually not seen with simple masturbation. ...Read more

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Treatment for digital ulcers from raynaud's (a circulatory problem)?

Treatment for digital ulcers from raynaud's (a circulatory problem)?

Hands warm: Keep the hands warm and try vasodilators. Most important is to look for an underlying disease that is causing the symptoms of raynaud's. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for peptic ulcers?

What are the treatments for peptic ulcers?

Peptic ulcers: Historically, ulcers used to be treated with antacid regimens. However, the current treatment involves treating a bacteria called heliobactor pylorii. And using acid blockers as a supplement. So, patients are given antibiotics and advised to use the acid blockers (either on a short or long term basis). ...Read more

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I have had mouth ulcers for over 4wks now. Is there anything I could do to get rid of them. As soon as one goes another has already popped up.?

I have had mouth ulcers for over 4wks now. Is there anything I could do to get rid of them. As soon as one goes another has already popped up.?

Time for appointment: Canker sores, fever blisters, herpangina & the ulcers of hand-foot-mouth syndrome all resolve in 1-2 weeks. If they recur they usually do so after an interval of at least 1-2 months. Chronic cankers suggest behcet's disease, mouth dryness as in sjogren's syndrome or even mucositis. These are conditions that require you to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How should I prevent peptic ulcers?

How should I prevent peptic ulcers?

Avoid NSAIDs: The 2 most common causes of stomach or duodenal ulcers are infection with the helicobacter pylori bacteria and the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam, etc. ...Read more

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Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more